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Abingdon Abbey Buildings

Checker Walk, Abingdon, England
+44 1235 525339
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Nice place for a stroll

During the week usually quiet and at the weekend still room for the kids to run around. Clean and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
David C
Abingdon Abbey Buildings are a highlight when visiting Abingdon.

While the featured photo here is of a folly on the abbey gardens, the Abingdon Abbey Buildings are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Timothy M
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Conyers, Georgia
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“long gallery” (4 reviews)
“town centre” (4 reviews)
“small water” (2 reviews)
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Checker Walk, Abingdon, England
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+44 1235 525339
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Reviewed 2 days ago

During the week usually quiet and at the weekend still room for the kids to run around. Clean and usually tidy.

Thank David C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While the featured photo here is of a folly on the abbey gardens, the Abingdon Abbey Buildings are actually quite well preserved. Although the main religious buildings of this medieval monastery no longer exist, the preserved "working" buildings of the abbey are quite impressive and...More

Thank Timothy M
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

Lovely old buildings and the staff make it even more interesting. Lovely lady showed me round and also advised me of a pretty circular walk to take along the river afterwards and not to miss the beautiful almshouses at the other end of town. I...More

Thank Gail T
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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Nice gardens. Apparently the partial ‘ruin’ on site is a folly (Trendell) and not original. The Queen Victoria statue is impressive. This is a peaceful oasis right by the Town Centre.

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Since my last visit its been announced that Abingdon'Swimming Pool is to be modernised and refurbished to open in Summer 2018.See photos of notices and work afoot. The Abbey grounds have more photos. Sadly the Upper Reaches 1970s Disco Hotel remains derelict as does the...More

2  Thank lazenlondonuk
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Very beautiful and it is probably a great idea to take a picnic. The kids may get bored but good for adults!

Thank julie w
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

I telephoned the Unicorn booking line and from the very beginning the girl was very agitated and rude. The telephone staff are rude and made a complete shambles of my booking. They cancelled our seats but not our drinks order. I didn’t find out about...More

1  Thank anonymoususer40
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

It is a huge attraction, to have a cinema in Abingdon. The cinema hosts are charming, always friendly and have managed to secure stellar, current films. My three children and I are frequent visitors and fervently hope that the cinema stays. Long live the Unicorn...More

Thank Sue H
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

The unicorn theatre has been turned into a small cinema for a short amount of time. The screen sound and setting are perfect. Heating , cushions on the seats and blankets if required. The films shown are the most up to date ones. Holding only...More

Thank Maureen K
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Many visitors to Abingdon who have found their way into the remaining medieval buildings of Abingdon Abbey wiIl have enjoyed the amateur production plays which are put on several times a year in the small Unicorn Theatre. Visitors (and residents!) can now enjoy the big...More

Thank Rabingdon
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